In the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains and just a few miles outside of Gilroy, California, sits land that is sacred to the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band. Known as Juristac, the Amah Mutsun lived on this land for millennia until they were forcibly removed. Today, a private investor group wants to develop a massive … Continued

Terra Verde

The Seductive Lure of Direct Air Capture Technology Delays the Clean Energy Transition

This episode of Terra Verde features an interview with a researcher from the organization Food and Water Watch describing their recent report on Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology titled The Dire Climate Consequences of Capturing Carbon from the Atmosphere. The episode exposes the highly celebrated but unproven climate geoengineering approach as being absurdly expensive, energy … Continued

The residents of Bayview Hunters Point, a low-income, working class community of color in southeast San Francisco, have been embroiled in a decades-long struggle to get a full clean up of the many sources of pollution in their neighborhood, including radioactive and toxic contamination at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard Superfund site and dozens of … Continued